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The Case Of The Cygnet Kiss

Beware, overconfidence and single watch-keeping could mean a kiss becomes a swan song for your career macaudio

 

The Case of The Rusty Assassin

Three men lay dead in the anchor locker. What they’d needed to live was all around them except in one place: the air they once breathed.macaudio

 

The Case Of The Seductive Sim

Ancient mariners feared the seductive call of the siren would wreck their ships, this modern mariner was seduced by call of the SIMmacaudio

 

The Case of the Unlucky Hooker

When Pasha Bulker dropped her nearly 7.5 tonnes anchor off the coast of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, nobody expected that a disaster would make this Unlucky Hooker a flawed local hero. macaudio

 

The Case of The Cozy Captain

An exhausted Captain; single watch-keeping; a warm, cozy bridge at night; the heavy traffic of the Kiel Canal, and pirated navigational software. If you think that sounds like a recipe for disaster, you’d be absolutely right. Keywords:Grounding, fatigue, stress, bridge watch alarm, pirate software macaudio

 

The Case of the Confused Pilot

If you don’t talk to your pilot you could be heading for a bad turn Keywords: pilotage, BRM, language, grounding macaudio

 

The Case of The Little Red Ship

She was built for the adventures of a lifetime in one of the most survival-challenging, and vanishing environments on the planet with a reputation for the world’s worst weather. This adventure was the end of a lifetime among the icebergs for the Little Red Ship.Keywords: Antarctic, ice navigation, capsize, hull breach,sinking macaudio

 

The Case of the Errant Hookers

She’s powerful, unpredictable and pushy. If you don’t keep a firm hold it could mean a rocky relationship gets very deadly. Keywords: Foundering, heavy weather, anchoring. macaudio

 

The Case Of The Forgotten Assassin

David lay on the jetty as they waited for the ambulance.Underneath the fire blanket that covered him, 60 per cent of his body had suffered second degree burns. His left arm was fractured. His last words were “I can’t believe I have been caught like this”. He was a victim of the forgotten assassin.And he was an expert. macaudio

 

The Case of the Unfamiliar Mariner

The Bow Mariner and three quarters of her crew met their end because of mismanagement, ignorance, incompetence, intolerance and fraud.Keywords: chemical tanker, explosion,shipboard culture management. macaudio

 

The Case of the Fall From Grace

If you don’t look after your lifeboat, it won’t look after youKeywords:Fatality, lifeboat, corrosion, maintenance. macaudio

 

The Case of the Toppling Tug

There is always time for safetyKeywords: anchor handling, BourbonDolphin, stability, communications, management. macaudio

 

The Case of the Bosun Crush

Bosun Jack was dead. His body lay under the worklights beside a pool of blood. The instrument of his death was a short distance away. One thing is certain, his killer still hunts seafarers.Keywords: anchor handling, Bourbon Dolphin, stability, communications, management. macaudio

 

The Case of the Church Bell

In one of London’s oldest churches is a ship’s bell. The lessons of the British Trent are still relevant today.Keywords: British Trent,tanker, Western Winner, bulker, collision, navigation, fog.macaudio

 

The Case of the Bendy Boxer

She was big, she was fast, she could take a beating, but a whipping shook her to piecesKeywords: MSC Napoli, grounding, structural failure,speed, heavy weather, management, containers. macaudio

 

The Case of the Fallen Saviour

A cruise liner with 1,500 souls aboard, the most dangerous waters around the US coast and a GPS that tell lies to the autopilot for 36 hours with nobody noticing. Guess what happens next.Keywords:grounding, lookout,equipment failure, bridge team management, watchkeepingmacaudio

 

The Case Of The Killer Catch

imageIf you don’t look after your lifeboat, it won’t look after youKeywords: fatality, davit launched lifeboat, corrosion, manual.macaudio

 

The Case Of The Lethal Lampshade

imageThe last sound he heard, if he heard it, before the massive explosion may have been the quiet pop of a light-bulb breaking.Keywords: fatality, explosion,solvent,paint,ventilationmacaudio

 

The Case Of The Tongues Of Fire

When words are a burning issue, you’d better know how to put out the flameKeywords: fire, iron fire, hydrogen fire, fire fighting, maintenance, discipline, communications, language,

macaudio

 

The Case of the Unlucky Hooker

When Pasha Bulker dropped her nearly 7.5 tonnes anchor off the coast of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, nobody expected that a disaster would make this Unlucky Hooker a flawed local hero. macaudio

 

The Case of the Little Red Ship

She was built for the adventures of a lifetime in one of the most survival-challenging, and vanishing environments on the planet with a reputation for the world’s worst weather. This adventure was the end of a lifetime among the icebergs for the Little Red Ship. macaudio

 

The Case of the Confused Pilot

If you don’t talk to your pilot you could be heading for a bad turn. macaudio

 

The Case of the Unfamiliar Mariner

The Bow Mariner and three quarters of her crew met their end because of mismanagement, ignorance, incompetence, intolerance and fraud.macaudio

 

The Case Of The Acidic Assassin

What you don’t know can kill you macaudio

 

The Case of the Foggy Pilot

When it comes to safe navigation, if you don’t ask a question right you’re not asking the right question and you won’t get the right answer. macaudio

 

The Case of the Silent Assassin

Ships are dangerous places for the badly trained, the unwary, the careless.In this case two seafarers were killed by almost nothing. macaudio free,pilotage,

 

The Case of the Benzene Bomber

An explosion on a vessel carrying flammable cargo is a master’s nightmare. This nightmare will make your hair stand on end. macaudio

 

The Case Of The Tablets Of Love

tabletspicYou might not smell trouble but you might see it coming, even if it wears a maskKeywords: fatality, aluminium phosphide, aluminum phosphate, fumigation, corrosion, accommodation, phosphine gasmacaudio

 

The Case Of The Rose Assassin

A busy cruise liner in port, a safety management audit, a class society survey and a second bosun who doesn’t notice that his job has changed.The Silent Assassin goes to work. Again.Keywords:fatality, confined space, oxygen deficiency, ballast tank, SMS,macaudio

 

The Case Of The Master Touch

Van Gogh was a painter with the master’s touch, but this Van Gogh had a touch of a very different kind. Lend an ear.Keywords:grounding, pilot, bridge team management, passage planning, languagemacaudio

 

The Case Of The Unwatched ZOCs

zocspicThe sea still holds many mysteries and some of them can sink you, so watch your ZOCSKeywords:grounding, passage planning, CATZOCs, Category Zones of Confidencemacaudio

 

The Case of the Unlucky Hooker

When Pasha Bulker dropped her nearly 7.5 tonnes anchor off the coast of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, nobody expected that a disaster would make this Unlucky Hooker a flawed local hero. macaudio

 

The Case of the Little Red Ship

She was built for the adventures of a lifetime in one of the most survival-challenging, and vanishing environments on the planet with a reputation for the world’s worst weather. This adventure was the end of a lifetime among the icebergs for the Little Red Ship. macaudio

 

The Case of the Unfamiliar Mariner

The Bow Mariner and three quarters of her crew met their end because of mismanagement, ignorance, incompetence, intolerance and fraud.macaudio

 

The Case Of The Acidic Assassin

What you don’t know can kill you macaudio

 

The Case of the Foggy Pilot

When it comes to safe navigation, if you don’t ask a question right you’re not asking the right question and you won’t get the right answer. macaudio

 

The Case of the Silent Assassin

Ships are dangerous places for the badly trained, the unwary, the careless.In this case two seafarers were killed by almost nothing. macaudio free,pilotage,

 

The Case of the Benzene Bomber

An explosion on a vessel carrying flammable cargo is a master’s nightmare. This nightmare will make your hair stand on end. macaudio